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Alaska Airlines to Add New Nonstop Service From Anchorage to New York-JFK and San Diego

Alaska Airlines will launch new daily nonstop service between Anchorage and New York-JFK from June 18, 2024. The carrier will also introduce new weekly flights between Anchorage and San Diego starting May 18, 2024.

Alaska Airlines Boeing 737-8 MAX - Courtesy Boeing

On Friday (October 20, 2023), Alaska Airlines announced the launch of two new direct routes from Anchorage, Alaska, with service to New York-JFK and San Diego. Starting June 13, 2024, the Anchorage-JFK route will operate daily, while Anchorage-San Diego flights will operate once weekly on Saturdays from May 18, 2024. The new route between Anchorage and New York City will be the longest flight in Alaska’s network at 3,386 miles and will be operated with a Boeing 737-8 MAX jet.

In Friday’s announcement, Alaska Airlines’ Regional Vice President, Marilyn Romano, said,

“Alaskans love nonstop flights to and from the state. We like having great travel options and adding places such as New York and San Diego definitely fit the bill. During our peak summer days, we’ll have a robust flight schedule of 63 departures a day from Anchorage.”

With the added routes, Alaska Airlines will offer nonstop service from Anchorage to 14 destinations in the lower 48 and Hawaii for summer 2024. From mid-June, the carrier will serve Chicago, Denver, Honolulu, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Minneapolis, New York-JFK, Portland, Salt Lake City, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle and Seattle/Everett (Paine Field).

Alaska Airlines' Schedule Between Anchorage and Both New York-JFK and San Diego - Courtesy Alaska Airlines

Alaska Airlines and their regional partners serve over 120 destinations in the United States, Mexico, Canada, Costa Rica and Belize. The sustainability-focused carrier emphasizes Next-Level Care for guests, while offering low fares and award-winning service. Alaska has hubs in Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Portland and Anchorage. The carrier is a member of the oneworld global alliance, and along with their additional partners, Alaska Airlines’ guests can earn and redeem miles on flights to more than 1,000 global destinations on over 20 airlines. Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air are subsidiaries of the Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE: ALK).

Source: Alaska Airlines


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